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Commercial flight operations from Arunachal's Pasighat likely this month
Commercial flight operations from Arunachal's Pasighat likely this month

These flights would be operated from a separate terminal for civilians, which is almost ready, at the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG).

Acharya sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh Acting Governor

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit will take oath as the Governor of Meghalaya in the interim later in the evening.
 

Two security personnel martyred as militants ambush convoy near Jairampur on Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border
Two security personnel martyred as militants ambush convoy near Jairampur on Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Two soldiers of Assam Rifles were killed and two others injured on Sunday when militants ambushed a convoy near Jairampur on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, police said.

Militants ambush Assam Rifles vehicle; encounter on along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border
Militants ambush Assam Rifles vehicle; encounter on along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Militants ambushed an Assam Rifles vehicle, triggering an encounter along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Sunday morning.

Arunachal CM drops three ministers, two advisors
Arunachal CM drops three ministers, two advisors

The portfolios attached to the three of them would now be held by the chief minister, the notification issued by Chief Secretary Shakuntala Doley Gamlin said.

BJP forms govt in Arunachal as 33 MLAs led by CM Khandu pledge their allegiance after quitting PPA
BJP forms govt in Arunachal as 33 MLAs led by CM Khandu pledge their allegiance after quitting PPA

Khandu paraded the MLAs before Assembly Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok who accepted their joining, PTI reported.

33 MLAs quit ruling PPA ​in Arunachal, BJP says it's now our government
33 MLAs quit ruling PPA ​in Arunachal, BJP says it's now our government

The defected PPA legislators have chosen Takam Pario as their new legislature party leader, clearing the deck for his taking over as the next chief minister.

Arunachal govt rejects reports of leadership change as another political crisis unfolds, says no iota of truth
Arunachal govt rejects reports of leadership change as another political crisis unfolds, says no iota of truth

“There is no iota of truth in the news that has gone viral about the change in leadership,” Arunachal government spokesperson Bamang Felix said.

Fresh turmoil in Arunachal as CM Pema Khandu, six others, suspended from party
Fresh turmoil in Arunachal as CM Pema Khandu, six others, suspended from party

All of them have been temporarily suspended from the party's primary membership, ANI reported.

MHA seeks report from Rajasthan on 'assault' of Arunachal student

The action came after Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju was informed about an incident of alleged harassment of Haa Tama, a student of Dr K N Modi university in Rajasthan.

Two soldiers killed, nine injured in militant ambush in Arunachal Pradesh
Two soldiers killed, nine injured in militant ambush in Arunachal Pradesh

The militants reportedly opened fire at an Assam Rifles convoy between Lolchang and Ninu village near the Khonsa town.

72 percent votes polled in Arunachal by-poll
72 percent votes polled in Arunachal by-poll

The polling, which began at 7 am, was peaceful without any incident of violence reported, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer D J Bhattacharjee said.

Two Chinese nationals visit Arunachal Pradesh on wrong permits

Two Chinese nationals have visited Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China, on wrong Protected Area Permits (PAPs), instead of the Restricted Area Permit (RAP), issued by the Deputy Resident Commissioner (DRC) of Arunachal Pradesh office in Guwahati.

India trashes China's criticism of US envoy's Arunachal visit
India trashes China's criticism of US envoy's Arunachal visit

"The US Ambassador visited Arunachal Pradesh, a state which is an integral part of the country to which he is accredited," Vikas Swarup said.

Chinese Army intrudes inside Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw district
Chinese Army intrudes inside Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw district

On September 9, the Chinese army intruded 45 km inside Arunachal Pradesh's Anjaw district and set up a temporary shelter at 'Plum Post'.

Arunachal CM stresses on making Advanced Landing Grounds functional quickly
Arunachal CM stresses on making Advanced Landing Grounds functional quickly

“We need to move ahead with concrete decisions so that all the ALGs are made functional for regular use as soon as possible," Khandu said.

BJP keeps options open on aligning with PPA in Arunachal

Keeping BJP's option open to be a part of the PPA government in Arunachal Pradesh, North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said the party will decide its future course of action during the national executive meeting.

New govt in Arunachal an 'illegitimate child of BJP': Congress
New govt in Arunachal an 'illegitimate child of BJP': Congress

The mandate of the people of Arunachal Pradesh, who voted Congress party to power, has been robbed in broad daylight," Congress' spokesman Randeep Surjewala told reporters.

Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa removed, Meghalaya Guv given additional charge
Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa removed, Meghalaya Guv given additional charge

The development comes weeks after the Supreme Court restored the Congress government in the north-eastern state.

Arunachal Governor's sacking seems imminent; Rajnath Singh meets President

Sacking of a defiant Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa seems imminent with Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who met President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, believed to have conveyed that his continuance in the post has become untenable.

Arunachal Governor reportedly asked to step down
Arunachal Governor reportedly asked to step down

Rajkhowa has been told "verbally" by a junior Union Minister and a senior official of the Home Ministry to step down on "health grounds", sources said.

DSP killed in gun battle in Arunachal Pradesh
DSP killed in gun battle in Arunachal Pradesh

The incident occurred when DSP Bomto Kamdak was leading a police team to the area to arrest an alleged rapist Togyung Yangfo, who escaped from jail a year ago, at around 7 PM last night.

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul cremated

Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, who allegedly committed suicide at his official residence, was cremated on Thursday at Hawai in Anjaw district with full state honours.

Former Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul found dead, inquiry ordered
Former Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul found dead, inquiry ordered

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul is survived by three wives and four children.

Kalikho Pul (1969-2016): A born leader who changed his 'watchman' destiny to become Arunachal Pradesh CM
Kalikho Pul (1969-2016): A born leader who changed his 'watchman' destiny to become Arunachal Pradesh CM

Ex-Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa had described Kalikho Pul as the undisputed leader when the latter was sworn-in as the eighth chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on February 19.

Former CM of Arunachal Pradesh Kalikho Pul found dead at his official residence; PM Narendra Modi says his service will be remembered
Former CM of Arunachal Pradesh Kalikho Pul found dead at his official residence; PM Narendra Modi says his service will be remembered

Kalikho Pul was found hanging at his official residence in Itanagar on Tuesday morning.

Arunachal CM reviews flood situation, may make aerial survey

 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu convened a high-level emergency meeting here to review the flood situation in the state which remained grim in four districts.

Arunachal Speaker seeks review of SC verdict on Speaker's power

Former Arunachal Pradesh assembly Speaker Nabam Rebia on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict saying that it is "constitutionally impermissible" for the Speaker to decide on the plea for disqualification of lawmakers under the anti-defection law when a motion of no-confidence is pending against him.

Differences within Congress have been resolved, we are united: CM Khandu

Khandu was elected as the leader of Congress in Arunachal Pradesh assembly yesterday, after Tuki stepped down following the Supreme Court orders.

Congress legislator Pema Khandu takes oath as Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh
Congress legislator Pema Khandu takes oath as Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

Congress legislator Pema Khandu on Sunday took oath as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar.